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24-March-2019
24-March-2019

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The sporting oval commemorates Bernard J. Beirne who was elected as Toowoomba`s first locally born Mayor in 1905.

Location

Address:19 McGregor Street, Captain Cook Reserve, Bernard J. Beirne Oval, Wilsonton, 4350
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.549557
Long: 151.925395
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Front Inscription

Sign :

Captain Cook Reserve

Bernard J. Beirne Oval

The oval was named in honour of Bernard J. Beirne, a resident of Toowoomba who was elected as Toowoomba`s first locally born Mayor in 1905.

He was an outstanding sportsman representing Queensland in cricket, rowing, bowls, tennis and polo.

 

Source: MA
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